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Factors affecting breastfeeding practices. Applying a conceptual framework

by Debra Hector, Lesley King, Karen Webb, Peter Heywood
New South Wales Public Health Bulletin ()
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Knowledge about factors affecting breastfeeding can be developed by further research on underlying factors and by drawing out the implications and lessons from intervention research. The use of a conceptual framework to guide this research and the interpretation of results can help us to understand the relative importance of different factors, and how they interact, in turn, helping us to design effective interventions.

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